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Rhode Island (RI) Property Tax Info

Property Tax Rank in US (best =1) 45
Corporate Tax Rank in US (best =1) 40
Sales Tax Rank in US (best =1) 25
Effective Real-Estate Tax Rate 1.70%
Is Personal Property Taxable Yes 
Rhode Island State Website
Capital Providence
Largest City Providence
Largest Metro Area 1,621,337
Other Details

Rhode Island Property Tax Rate

Rhode Island has some of the highest property taxes in the U.S., as the state carries an average effective rate of 1.53%. That comes in as the tenth highest rate in the country. The median annual property tax payment here is $4,339. Property taxes in Rhode Island are administered entirely at the local level. Each city or town sets its own tax due dates, its own tax rates, and its own system of property assessment. However, there are some state guidelines that every locality must follow.

Rhode Island Property Tax Rate - personal property tax

Rhode Island has some of the highest property taxes in the nation. In fact, the state’s average effective property tax rate of 1.53% ranks as the 10th-highest in the country.

Important Dates

For Real Property

  • Rhode Island Property Tax Filing Deadline Jan 31
  • Rhode Island Property Tax Appeal Deadline During the month March

For Business Personal Property

  • BPP Filing (Rendition) Deadline January 31 extension to March 15 may be obtained by written request
  • BPP Appeal Deadline August 31; 90 days from notice